Board President, Genevieve Shiroma, Ward 4
Genevieve Shiroma

Genevieve Shiroma was first elected to the SMUD Board of Directors in November 1998. She represents Ward 4, which includes Curtis Park, Land Park, Greenhaven, Pocket, Walnut Grove and part of Elk Grove. She serves as President of the Board in 2014 and previously held the same position in 2002, 2006, and 2010.

Shiroma serves on the Agricultural Labor Relations Board, to which she was first appointed by the governor of California in May 1999. Prior to her appointment, she worked for the California Air Resources Board for more than 20 years. During this time she worked on air quality regulations and programs to identify toxic air contaminants and reduce air pollutants from power plants, consumer products, landfills, hazardous waste disposal, pesticide use, and other industrial sources. She last served as chief of the Air Quality Measures Branch.

A native of Acampo in the San Joaquin County, Shiroma is married and lives in Curtis Park. She volunteers in the community and serves on the Boards of the United Way California Capital Region, Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, and the Advisory Board for My Sister’s House. She is a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum, Mountain Valley Chapter.

Shiroma graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a bachelor's degree in material science and engineering.

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